Windows Outlook users can send SecureMail with a click of a "Send Secure" button using the SecureMail Outlook Plugin for Windows. After the installation, a “Send Secure” button will appear in “Messages” whenever a new message or reply is being composed.

Step 1

Download the plugin

To determine which plugin to install:

From Start Menu or Desktop

  1. Right click on Computer
  2. The System Type states which environment you are in

From Control Panel

  1. Click on System and Security
  2. Click on System
  3. The System Type states which environment you are in

Step 2

Choose Run when asked, “Do you want to run or save pe_plugin_outlook_1.3.5.0_xxx.msi from”

Step 3

The security scan will issue a warning that “pe_plugin_outlook_1.3.5.0_xxx.msi” is not commonly downloaded and could harm your computer.” Select the “Run Anyway” option to continue with the installation.

Step 4

Compose a new email. To send it securely, hit the Send Securely button instead of the normal Send button. The button is located on the “Message” menu bar.

Step 5

If later you want to uninstall the plugin, below are the steps:

  1. Close all Microsoft windows (save your files)
  2. From the Start menu, type “Control Panel”
  3. Click on “Uninstall a Program”
  4. Click on the Voltage Encryption folder
  5. Select “ProofPoint Encryption Plug-in for Microsoft Outlook”
  6. Select Uninstall
  7. Verify in Outlook that the “Send Secure” button no longer appears